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Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture and Information confirmed in a statement on Tuesday that Vox is the second exhibitor to be granted a licence to show films in the kingdom, following US chain AMC which opened up with a gala screening of Black Panther last week, and that Vox's first cinema will open “in ...
Coma Cinema had a few devoted local supporters, including fellow South Carolina export Chaz Bundick, who became a 2010s synthpop mainstay as Toro y Moi. Bundick, Cothran says, gave him the initial encouragement to send his music to blogs and helped get him on bills when Cothran was struggling ...

This spring and summer, UNC Greensboro will partner once again with LeBauer Park in downtown Greensboro to present “Spartan Cinema,” a series of Friday night movie screenings that are free and open to the public. The series kicks off May 4 with a showing of Academy Award-winning “Coco,” and will ...
I'm all for cinema verite, but no one Jones meets in the film is identified; at one point, looking for advice, she calls “Sly” on the phone. If you are a Grace Jones fan, you know that's Sly Dunbar, half of a reggae duo Sly & Robbie, a longtime collaborator. But if you don't know that, you might be wondering — Sly ...
It will soon be showtime for the deluxe movie theater with food market coming to the fourth floor of Mall of America. CMX Market Cinema is set to roll out May 4. The 13-screen theater with oversize recliners, swivel tables and Real D 3D and state of the art audio technology will come with a 1,650-square-foot ...
Movie theaters aren't just for movies anymore. They also screen the opera and boxing matches and standup comedy, as well as one-off cinema events such as classic movies, anime and faith-based films. This type of alternative content has become so ubiquitous that the industry doesn't even call it that any ...

Last year marked a new chapter in cinema history, as Samsung's world-first Cinema LED screen was unveiled, ushering in the next generation of movie theater technology. The sensation of watching a movie on the backlit Cinema LED screen – with its High Dynamic Range (HDR) picture quality and infinite ...
A cinema in New Zealand has banned people from wearing pyjamas, onesies and dirty boots to screenings, in a move designed to raise dress standards. Hawera Cinemas said in recent months it had seen an increasing number of patrons attending in nightwear. It announced the ban in a Facebook post, ...
Saudi Arabia's public cinema ban lifts with a showing of 'Black Panther'. BLACK PANTHER. By The Atlanta Voice | on April 21, 2018. By Carol Kuruvilla | HuffPost Black Voices ... The U.S.-based AMC Theatres operates the cinema. Earlier this month, the company announced it had signed a deal with the Public Investment ...
After a hiatus of 35 years, Saudi Arabia opened its first movie theatre to a full house as it screened the Marvel block buster Black Panther on April 18 in Riyadh. Located in Riyadh's King Abdullah Financial District, the Kingdom's new cinema is operated by AMC Theatres. Tickets to the show were sold out in ...
The biggest cinema, with 150 seats, screened two movies on weekend nights (one Arabic and another dubbed American), but only one on weekdays. They were usually crowded, and some people would suffocate us with their cigarette smoke, while others overreacted by whistling or clapping their hands at ...
A shy demeanor led to a thriving acting career for Piper Laurie, one of this year's recipients of the Master of Cinema award at the RiverRun International Film Festival. Laurie, 86, is perhaps best known for three roles — Paul Newman's love interest in the 1961 classic “The Hustler,” which is being screened ...
George Wood, founder of Britain's biggest outdoor film company, the Luna Cinema, says ticket sales have tripled in the past three years. “You strike gold when you can actually pair the film to the venue,” said Wood. Luna has shown Gladiator in the grounds of a medieval castle, Jaws at an outdoor ...
The first LED cinema screen in the U.S. was unveiled Friday at Pacific Theatres Winnetka in Chatsworth, a suburb of Los Angeles, where Warner Bros.' Ready Player One will be the first movie offered on this exhibition system, starting Saturday. The Samsung LED Cinema Screen marks a radical shift from ...
An elite group of movie lovers in the Saudi capital Riyadh got a special treat on Wednesday — a screening of the Hollywood blockbuster Black Panther. The invitation-only event marked the lifting of a ban on cinemas that's lasted more than three decades. It also heralds a new era for Saudi filmmakers, who ...
Among the retail businesses opening up shop at the new Pinecrest development in Orange Village this spring — REI, Whole Foods, Williams & Sonoma, Vineyard Vines, etc. — is an upscale boutique movie theater called Silverspot Cinema. Silverspot, which is based in Naples, Fla., has three locations in ...
Wild Virginia hosts the Wild and Scenic Film Festival On Tour at the Visulite Cinema on Sunday, April 22. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a collection of films from the annual festival held the third week of January in Nevada City, Calif., which is now in its 16th year. Wild & Scenic focuses on films which ...

This week's video comes from Australian lifestyle brand The Youngbloods and their Liquid Cinema. Showing off some epic footage of Freediving and Spearfishing it makes us just jump on a plane and head off diving! Paralenz - Built For A Purpose. What is Video of the Week brought to you by Paralenz?
“The intent was to resolve the split zoning of the property which prevents reuse of the residentially-zoned land, a significant portion of the existing parking area, for anything but a cinema, and has been identified as one of the reasons commercial developers have not been more interested in the property for ...
Donald Sutherland opens up about new FX show 'Trust' – and sex scenes, being seduced by Jane Fonda, self-doubt, a 60-year career onscreen and more. Credit: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP. By David Fear. 2 days ago. More News. 50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s Scott Glenn on 'Defenders,' Jonathan Demme and That ...
Moviegoers walk through the lobby area of the newly renovated AMC 309 Cinema 9 movie theater at Bethlehem Pike and Welsh Road in Montgomery ... For the first time in over a year, moviegoers walked into the AMC 309 Cinema 9 in Montgomery Township on Friday morning — and liked what they saw.
But the art form that makes us most aware of this is the cinema. You enter a darkened hall to watch an entertainment you first saw 30, 40, 50 and more years ago. The story, the scenery and the characters haven't changed a jot – they are as vivacious and pleasurable to watch, as “real”, as they ever were.
The race is on, from the opening scene, in director Steven Spielberg's deliriously dazzling cinema sonnet to pop culture and everyone who loves it. Based on the award-winning 2011 sci-fi novel by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One is about a teenager, Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan), living in a bleak pile of ...
"It's an honor to be a keynote speaker at the Future of Cinema Conference, especially during this exciting time as new innovations shape the future of cinemagoers," said Buchanan. "Cinemas are transforming from movie houses into immersive entertainment experiences, attracting younger generations ...
Following a screening of “Chappaquiddick,” writer/director John Curran and actor Jason Clarke attended a Q&A hosted by Cinema Series host Pete Hammond. In the summer of 1969, Senator Ted Kennedy is in a serious auto accident that causes his car to plunge off of a bridge on Massachusetts' ...
Canon has unveiled its first full-frame cinema camera with some nice features and -- if it's serious about taking on rivals like RED and Arri -- some major omissions. The C700 FF has a 5.9K sensor (5,952 x 3,140, or 18.7 megaxpixels), and can capture 10-bit DCI 4K (4,096 x 2,160) internally in ProRes by ...
One of the central scenes of the play finds Chastain's eponymous character performing a nude dance for Pacino's King Herod. “I have no issues with nudity, especially in a lot of European cinema that I adore, but I find that in American cinema, the idea of nudity has always bothered me,” Chastain said.
In a secret location in east London we're having a look behind the scenes of Secret Cinema's latest theatrical production. For its tenth birthday a massive warehouse has been transformed into the world of Blade Runner. Founder Fabien Riggall says he came up with the idea of Secret Cinema when he was ...
Cinema Guild has acquired “En el Septimo Dia,” Jim McKay's acclaimed examination of the lives of undocumented Mexican immigrants. The title translates to “On the Seventh Day” and is a reference to the punishing hours its central characters work as dishwashers, deli workers, and cotton candy vendors.
The Lighthouse cinema, in conjunction with 20th Century Fox, the founders of the Doggie Do festival and Dogs Trust Ireland, held an exclusive screening of Isle Of Dogs on Sunday. The afternoon included doggy treats, blanketed seats and a whole host of doggy attendees – some with big Instagram ...
'Moonlight, Get Out and the series Atlanta will go down in history as projects that have changed people's perception of what black cinema and black television looks like,' says Lena. 'It's really inspiring to watch because the industry has no choice but to reach out to us and say, "OK, give us what you've got.
The Glyndebourne Festival has announced that several productions will be screened during this summer's festival. The performances will be showcased in cinemas across the UK or online for international audiences; the live streams online will be straight from the festival's website. This year the operas on ...
The Event Cinema Association announced that founder and managing director Melissa Cogavin has mutually agreed with the board of directors to resign her position. The board has elected to manage the day-to-day running of the ECA for an interim period and will be seeking a replacement for Cogavin in ...
This week, writer and producer Luke Taylor from BBF Productions returns to the show to talk about two upcoming collaborations with No Coast Cinema! First, he talks about BBF-A-Palooza, a full night of comedy, drinks and even a live episode of No Coast Cinema. For all the details, check out their event ...
Scruffy, a sociable yellow labrador, enjoys lying on the couch watching westerns (because of the horses) and Match of the Day (because of the ball), but is only now, at the age of 10, making his debut trip to the cinema. The reason? To attend a pooch-friendly preview of Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs at the ...
U.S. industry veteran Barbara Stone, producer, distributor and founder of London's iconic Gate Cinema, has died aged 83 in the UK capital. Stone and her late husband David worked in the film business most of their lives, both in the U.S. and in the UK, playing an important role in distributing independent ...
If I were a monster, I would facetiously suggest that the Q in LGBTQ should honorarily stand for “Quad Cinema,” the New York art house/repertory theater that sits on W. 13th Street, which reopened in Spring 2017 after substantial renovations. Its new, sleek look is not only stan worthy (OK, I'll stop), but so ...
The decision to defund the Cornell Cinema was one of the cruelest, dumbest actions in the history of the Student Assembly. Thankfully, the Provost decided to provide the Cinema with bridge funding. Nonetheless, in light of the SA's actions, it is time, once again, to consider the end of that body as we know ...
Russ Collins, who continues to direct the nonprofit Michigan Theater Foundation in Ann Arbor, said, “I thought it's kind of silly that the primary model for an arthouse cinema is a commercial model. There's a model for a community arts organization that is already quite successful.” In 2012, NPQ profiled the ...
Adam and Merritt Wilkinson, his girlfriend of nearly seven years, went to see Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at Graham Cinema Sunday afternoon. This showing had a surprise ending for Merritt. Adam was going to propose to her through a special video message he arranged to come up on screen after ...
A man has died after his head became wedged under the electronic footrest of a cinema's "Gold Class" seat. Operator Vue International said an investigation at its Birmingham StarCity venue was under way. The man died, it said, on Friday - one week after the incident. West Midlands Ambulance Service said it was called to ...
Want to watch 3D movies at the theater without the picture quality limitations that come with projectors? You'll want to plan a trip to Switzerland. Samsung's 34-foot 3D Cinema LED screen has premiered at Arena Cinemas' Silhcity theater in Zurich, promising moviegoers 3D without the usual drawbacks ...
Academy award-winning film, Cinema Paradiso, hits the big screen on Tues. April 3 at the Terrace for a rare digital screening. The Guardian calls Cinema Paradiso "the greatest foreign film of all time," and on this special evening you'll get to enjoy both the film and an introduction by College of Charleston ...
T he Fajr International Film Festival plans to launch an English website as the digital encyclopedia on Iranian cinema, concurrent with the start of the 36th edition of FIFF in April. The creator of the website, Iraj Taqipour, said the encyclopedia on Iranian cinema will go online at www.cicinema.com and ...
Submitted Photo: The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the popular musical “The Greatest Showman,” starring Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams. The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the popular musical “The Greatest Showman,” starring Hugh Jackman and ...
STOCKTON — At first glance, the development of the downtown movie complex and the refurbishment of the adjacent Hotel Stockton looks to be a story from the distant past lacking any compelling reason for it to be retold. In fact, however, related litigation continues to this day and may continue into the ...
Dumont's vision of youth also serves as a two-hour reproach to most of the current-day French cinema; a system of centralized and highly selective French film schools, followed by competition for official subsidies, has turned many young French filmmakers into participants in an existing system. One young ...
The talk kicked off the Cinema's Vincent Price: Master of Menace, Lover of Life series, which also features screenings of two of his films. Price was best known for his roles in classic horror movies. He narrated Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video and starred alongside Johnny Depp in "Edward Scissorhands.".
1011 Main St., Vancouver; $10, $7 advance, $6 for Mondays, excluding special events. 360-816-0352, www.kigginstheatre.com and www.facebook.com/newkigginstheatre. “The Shape of Water,” rated R, 6:30 p.m. March 9; 7:50 p.m. March 10; 2 p.m. March 11; 4:10 p.m. March 12; 6 p.m. March 13.
A company supposedly positioning itself as a UK equivalent to U.S. ticketing upstart MoviePass, has been met with wonder by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA), whose members include theater chains Odeon, Cineworld, Vue and Curzon — we've been told none of its members are signed up to the ...


 

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